2022 Maine Permit Test 12

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Maine. Each permit practice test question has three answer.. Read More

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Maine. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Maine please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/maine/car.

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1. If you are being passed in a no passing zone, you should:

Explanation
Passing areas are based on how far ahead drivers can see. Allow the passing vehicle to re-enter the drive lane as easily as possible to help everyone avoid potential upcoming hazards.

2. What color are pavement markings that separate traffic lanes moving in opposite direction?

Explanation
Yellow lines are used in the center of the road to separate lanes of traffic moving in opposite directions.

3. This sign means:

illinois-parking for persons with disabilities
Explanation
This sign indicates parking spaces that are reserved for vehicles displaying Persons with Disabilities license plates, Disabled Veteran license plates, and/or disabled parking placards.

4. As you near an intersection, the traffic light changes from green to yellow. Your best action is to:

Explanation
A steady yellow traffic light indicates that the light will soon change to red. You should be prepared to stop for the red light, if it is safe to do so.

5. In which of the following scenarios should your wheels not be pointed straight ahead?

Explanation
While waiting to turn left, keep your wheels pointed straight ahead until it is safe to start your turn. If a vehicle hits you from behind, this will prevent you from veering into oncoming traffic. When parked facing either uphill or downhill, turn the wheels so the vehicle will not roll into traffic if the brakes fail.

6. You can help keep the driver behind you a safe distance away from your vehicle by:

Explanation
It is not always easy to maintain a safe distance behind your vehicle. However, you can help keep the driver behind you a safe distance away from your vehicle by maintaining a steady speed and signaling turns, lane changes, and deceleration in advance.

7. In traffic moving at 50 to 55 mph, you are least likely to have an accident if you:

Explanation
You should adjust your speed to travel smoothly with the other traffic on a roadway (provided that the other traffic is driving within the posted speed limits). Remember that vehicles moving in the same direction at the same speed cannot hit each other. Crashes involving multiple vehicles often happen when some vehicles are traveling at different speeds than others.

8. How often should you have your vehicle inspected?

Explanation
All motor vehicles bearing a Maine registration must be properly inspected before being operated on any public roadway. These inspections must be done at an official inspection station once a year.
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